Rio de Janiero & Sao Paulo (again) 6.24.17

Bunk beds, roommates, earplugs, shared bathrooms, cold showers, shower flip-flops, meals at restaurants, no schedule, lockers, new people, new sights, new languages – these realities are some of the joys of travel. Every moment is an adventure!¬†These same joys are also tiring. From Belo Horizonte, I originally planned to visit cities further north in Brazil….

INHOTIM 6.19.17

In a first on this blog, I am writing about a place instead of sharing a story or observation.¬†INHOTIM, (pronounced IN-YO-TCHEEN), is a world-class outdoor contemporary art museum and certified botanical garden located in the Brazilian countryside about 1 hour from Belo Horizonte. INHOTIM, one journalist wrote, is the “best place you’ve never heard of,”…